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A capillary tube is partially dipped vertically in a vessel containing water. Due to capillarity water rises in the tube. The height of water rise in the tube can be increased by 

A) decreasing the radius of the capillary tube B) increasing the radius of the capillary tube
C) increasing the height of water in the vessel D) None of these

Answer:   A) decreasing the radius of the capillary tube

Explanation:

The water rise in a capillary tube dipped in water is such that the weight of water in the tube above the surface of water in the vessel is equal to  the upward force due to surface tension. So it is clear that if the bore to the tube is decreased , the height of the water column in it  must be greater.

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The capacity of a pure capacitor is 1 farad. In D.C circuit, its effective resistance will be

A) Zero B) Infinite
C) 1 Ohm D) 1/2 Ohm
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Infinite

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A convex mirror is used to form an image of a real object. The image

A) is diminished in size B) is erect
C) always lies between the pole and the focus D) all of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) all of the above

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The quality of sound produced by an instrument depends on the

A) Frequency B) Intensity
C) Number of overtones D) None of these
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Number of overtones

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In the electrical circuit of a house, the fuse acts as

A) a load B) a thermopile
C) a safety device D) a step down device
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) a safety device

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The direction of heat flow between two objects depends on

A) Their masses B) Their heat contents
C) Their temperatures D) Whether they are in solid, liquid or gaseous state
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Their temperatures

Explanation:

Heat always flows from a body at higher temperature to a body at a lower temperature.

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